Fountain Archive

April 1996

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
M. Koyuncu
2892

Migration

Think of yourself as pilot of a light aircraft confronted with the task of completing, in one or two months, a journey involving 50 to 200 hours of flight. Imagine also that winds on average blow abou... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
P. Allister
3461

Spiders Master Hunters

SPIDERS MASTER HUNTERSP. AllusterSpiders are a species of arachnids in the family of animals called anthropods. All spiders are predatory, feeding mainly on insects, and are very efficient hunters. Ma... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
Y. Mermer
3870

Qur'anic Epistemology

By Qur’anic epistemology, we mean how the Qur’an describes knowledge and the way to seek it. But you may ask, why look for an epistemology different from that of modern science? Doesn’t technology pro... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
Dr. Muhammed Ali Albar
8629

The Revival of Prophetic And Herbal Medicine

IntroductionThe example of Prophet Muhammad, upon him be peace, is explicitly commended in the Qur’an as the best pattern for believers to follow. Therefore, the practice and precepts of the Prophet h... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
The Fountain
23633

List of Virtue

A great and powerful emperor who longed to rule with justice and wisdom summoned one of his counsellors to his court. There, he commanded the cousellor to obtain the answers to a number of questions w... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
N. Aksoy
7396

The Extraordinary Virtues of Mucus

Mucus is our first barrier against the outside world. It is found on the luminal side of most epithelial surfaces, for instance the mouth, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, urogenital tract, ... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
The Fountain
4278

Emotions

We are on a journey, equipped with belief and resolution,Walking without stopping to surmount all obstacles;With hopes fresh as days breaking after nights.And the future worlds appear in mists from ah... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
The Fountain
5225

Reflections On The Existence of The Creator

In winter, the visible signs of vigorous plant and animal life all but disappear. Trees have lost all of their leaves, insects have said farewell to life, many reptiles have buried themselves in earth... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
Dr. H. Ulucan
4199

Cancer and Heredity

Cancer is a complex group of diseases which affect different cells and tissues in the body. It is characterized by the loss of normal cell control which results in unregulated growth, lack of differen... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
Dr. S. Aksoy
5641

What Makes A Person?

The definition of personhood, and the related questions of how to define the beginning and the end of a human life, are among the most widely discussed issues in bioethics at the present time. The out... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
M. A. Sahin
22235

Games And Toys

Games, sports and play with toys are an important part of a fully rounded programme of education. We hope for the day when educational psychologists and other professionals in the field who believe in... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
Ali Unal
3353

Killing for Religion

Modern Western consciousness is manipulated and, to some extent, entrapped, by slogans. Conceptions like democracy, freedom and human rights are only the three most effective of the slogan words which... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
M. Fethullah Gulen
4174

How Can We Argue, In General Terms, For The Existence Of Invisible Beings?

Since man’s sensory powers are limited, it is not wise to deny outright the existence of realms beyond our senses. Also, we know very little with respect to existence; what we know is considerably les... read more..

Issue 14 (April - June 1996)
The Fountain
6774

The Seven Habits of Higly Effective People:Restoring the Character Ethic

Effectiveness and efficiency have long been two of the more popular words used in Western business literature to impress an audience and gain an intellectual edge in interactions. According to the New... read more..

Issue 15 (July - September 1996)
M. Fethullah Gulen
5335

The Nature We Have Destroyed

Nature is, in its particulars and as a whose, an exhibition of Divine miracles. However, rather than call it an exhibition, we prefer to call it a ‘book’. For we sense and study it as a book and obser... read more..

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